LON-D2D0B5: A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Henry VI  (1422-1427).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-D2D0B5

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A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Henry VI (1422-1427). North (1980: 60) no. 1434. Obverse: Crowned bust facing, bifoliate crown Obverse inscription: HENRIC [---] Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, in two of the quarters there is a central annulet between the three pellets. Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS LON/[DON] Initial cross: Cross V Die axis measurement: 6.00 Dimensions: diameter: 12.99mm; weight: 0.35g. Reference: North, J. J. 1980. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1422
Date to: AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 12.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1434, 1435, 1436)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: HENRIC [---]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, in two of the quarters there is a central annulet between the three pellets.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS LON/[DON]
Initial mark: Cross V
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dartford (District)
Parish or ward: Southfleet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6071
Four figure Latitude: 51.415443
Four figure longitude: 0.299477
1:25K map: TQ6071
1:10K map: TQ67SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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